25th Anniversary of Moscow Police School, commemorative badge, 1974.
Aluminum, paint; 38.2 x 26.8 mm. Better quality than most similar anniversary awards, with raised 3-dimensional profile to the shield and the state emblem. Reverse shows maker mark of the Pobeda Factory in Moscow. In excellent condition.
Although the official date of the establishment of this school is 1949, it actually had gone through several reincarnations prior to that, starting from the Moscow Command School of People's Police in 1918. Since mid 1950s, it specialized in training criminal investigators, forensic experts and OBKhSS officers.